Updated: 2/24/2015 11:43:41 AM
County of Spartanburg
Human Resources Department



LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (DETENTION FACILITY)
THIRD SHIFT MAY ADD 5% SHIFT PREMIUM
The minimum starting salary is $30,280. Performs intermediate practical nursing work in the care and treatment of inmates detained at the County Jail. Work is performed under the regular supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Assists physicians and Registered Nurses; collects medical data; prepares files and records; gives injections, immunizations and medications. Has knowledge of the policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the County’s Detention Facility. Has knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing the medical treatment of inmates. Has good knowledge of acceptable medical practices and procedures; preparing and administering medications and treatments; terminology; and use and care of various medical instruments needed. Able to review and prepare required records and reports. Has good human relations skills and able to communicate effectively with inmates. Able to maintain confidence of medical professionalism in working with physicians, inmates and co-workers. Has knowledge of medical-related metrics. Has the ability to use independent judgment in routine, non-routine and emergency situations, which require full attention and possible corrective action. Worker may be subject to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment. Performs related tasks as required.

Graduate from a state accredited program of practical nurses education with experience as a practical nurse. Must be certified in first aid and CPR. Must meet all state licensing requirements. Must be able to pass a drug screening.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DEPUTY SHERIFF I (SHERIFF)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Qualifications include: must be able to pass physical ability test, must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass extensive background investigation, minimum high school graduate. Some college or military background preferred. Provides excellent working conditions and fringe benefits. Deputy examination is given first Thursday of each month at Emergency Service Academy, 100 Bob Holt Drive, Duncan, SC. The contact number for questions is (864) 503-4511. Wear proper attire for running, jumping, etc. In order to be considered for exam, applications must be received by the previous Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DETENTION OFFICER I (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PLANNER (PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT)
Starting Salary Range $36,201-38,011. The County of Spartanburg, South Carolina is recruiting for the position of Planner. Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban planning or related field and some experience in professional planning work are required. Experience with ArcGIS and databases is required. AICP certification is desirable.

The successful candidate will be well organized with good interpersonal skills with the ability to support the efforts of senior staff engaged in a planning work program, especially in the areas of land development, transportation, and comprehensive/long-range planning. The position requires good technical skills, an understanding of local planning issues, and the ability to handle a variety of assignments in the Planning Department. Limited supervision may be exercised over subordinate staff.

The following describes typical duties:

•Maintain road classification data for area performance planning, liaise with Roads and Bridges Department and GIS Department regarding road data, handle road name changes through the Planning Commission.
•Work with neighborhoods regarding traffic calming requests. Assist in evaluating such requests.
•Assist in the collection, organization, analysis, and mapping of planning and transportation data utilizing ARCGIS, databases and spreadsheets. Use GPS to collect data. Organize, analyze, and map US Census and other data from outside sources. Maintain planning data and assist in developing daily GIS maintenance procedures.
•Conduct a variety of studies and prepare and present reports, analyses, maps and tables to Planning Commission, Land Management Board of Appeals, SPATS Policy Committee, SPATS Study Team, County Council, County Administration, and the general public.
•Assist development review staff in the preparation of packets and graphics for Planning Commission, Land Management Board of Appeals, and SPATS Policy Committee meetings. Post information of website.
•Update the Planning Department and SPATS websites. Manage public participation program for SPATS MPO, including website, social media, e-news.
•Use Adobe In-Design to maintain Comprehensive Plan, SPATS trail information, and other reports as needed.
•Participate in development review and current planning as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


SITE MANAGER (CLEVELAND PARK)
PART-TIME/WEEKENDS ONLY. The minimum hourly rate is $15.72 per hour; Serves as a customer service officer during and/or after hours of operation of Cleveland Park; patrols all park areas as assigned by the Park Manager; works special events and activities as scheduled during the evenings, weekends and holidays; enforces policies of Cleveland Park and assist emergency agencies which may respond to the Park. Performs other related work as required. After hours, weekend and holiday work required.

Must have considerable knowledge of the methods, practices and precautions as they pertain to the duties of the Site Manager; Must perform periodic walking patrols for the buildings and grounds to insure visitors’ compliance with rules and regulations of Cleveland Park; works special events and activities as scheduled during the evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must have good technical and organizational skills. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees; deal courteously and firmly with the public; demonstrate good judgement, tact and courtesy.

High School diploma required; some higher education preferred. Recreation experience preferred. Must possess a valid S.C. driver’s license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER (ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT)
The minimum starting salary is $25,767. Under General supervision performs responsible protective service work in the Enforcement of Spartanburg County animal control ordinance laws. Receives and investigates complaints and picks up and impounds unwanted, sick injured or stray animals on a daily basis. Performs related tasks as required; works under stressful high risk conditions. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Senior Animal Control Officer.

Must have general knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and regulations governing the control of canines, felines and other animals as required; general knowledge of the geography of the County; general knowledge of how to control and handling of canines, felines and other animals as required; ability to operate a two-way radio; ability to deal tactfully with the public. Ability to utilize and operate required field equipment. Conducts routine patrol of County; Responds to calls and investigates complaints. Is able to use independent judgment and discretion as necessary in the performance of daily routine and non routine situations. Has the ability to perform duties and tasks in a courteous manner utilizing the upmost integrity in the best interest of the general public. Has the ability to interact with a variety of persons and agencies in an effective and positive manner; has the ability to organize and maintain and assortment of records, reports and information in an effective manner; has the ability to perform required duties and responsibilities in extreme weather conditions including smoke, dust, heat, cold wetness, etc. General knowledge of the legal system, state laws and court rules related to responsibilities. Has the ability to recognize symptoms of rabies and some knowledge of the methods and procedures to address these symptoms. Requires the ability to work a scheduled on call 24 hour day/7days per week basis or as needed. Is knowledgeable and proficient in the use of firearms

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and 1 year experience in work involving the care of animals, law enforcement and dealing with the public. Must be able to carry, maintain proficiency and qualify with firearms as required. Be able to acquire State of South Carolina Animal Tranquilization and Euthanasia Certification. Must be 21 years of age. Must possess a valid S.C. Drivers license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TELEPHONE OPERATOR/911 (COMMUNICATIONS-COUNTY)
Shift Work
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs responsible technical work on an assigned shift receiving calls for public safety, emergency services and other personnel. Receives emergency calls, determines the nature of the emergency and passes information to the appropriate Telecommunicator; maintains records, files, and logs; enters data; prepares reports.

Must have general knowledge of operating two-way communications systems and general knowledge of radio code system and teletype procedures. Must be familiar with the geography of the County. Has the ability to type 30 words per minute accurately. Has the ability to work under stressful conditions and remain calm. Must be able to operate standard office, data entry and computer equipment and communications consoles. Has the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio and telephone communications relative to emergency services. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents, maps, computer screens, books, procedure manuals, checklists, vehicle cards, weather teletypes, computer printouts, and methods and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High School graduate with the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio communications relative to emergency services. Must successfully pass the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy forty-hour course and successfully complete and maintain SLED CJICS/NCIC certification. Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until job is filled.


CODES ENFORCEMENT OFFICER (BUILDING CODES)
The minimum starting salary is $32,702 - Under the regular supervision of the Director, performs intermediate technical work in the inspection of all phases of building plans and construction.

Conducts various building and housing codes inspections; enforces building and housing codes and ordinances and land use ordinances; prepares and maintains inspection files and records. Has thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the department as they pertain to the performance of duties of the Building Codes Inspector. Has comprehensive knowledge of the terminology, principles, and methods utilized within the department. Has the ability to use independent judgment as needed in performing routine and non-routine tasks. Able to interpret and keep abreast of ordinances, laws, codes and regulations pertaining to construction and mobile homes, and to read and interpret blue prints, charts, and related materials pertaining to the job. Knows how to communicate in an effective manner with all groups involved in the operations. Has the ability to offer training and assistance to co-workers and employees of other County departments as required. Able to coordinate activities and maintain department standards as prescribed. Knows how to perform inspections and prepare analyses, records and reports concerning such examinations. Has the mathematical ability to handle required calculations involving decimals and percentages. Able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision. Knows how to operate and maintain various equipment and machinery utilized in the performance of the job. Performs related tasks as required.

Must possess the ability to obtain certification as a commercial inspector within two years of employment to comply with state law. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PARK ASSISTANT (RECREATION/ATHLETICS)
The starting salary range is $8.00/hr to $11.00/hr. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Park Operations Director. This is responsible paraprofessional work monitoring a variety of recreation activities and facilities. Work hours will be varied and most hours will be weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. Must be able to lead groups in recreational activities. Able to maintain discipline and enforce safety policies and procedures. Able to follow both oral and written instruction. Able to maintain accurate and legible records. Able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the general public. Able to perform physical aspects of the classification. Supervises, manages and maintains facility during evening and weekend hours. Opens and closes facility, performs maintenance of facilities and fields, and secures facility at closing . Ensures that all rules, regulations, and safety practices are properly enforced. May drive vehicles in support of activities. May provide support for activities away from facility. Maintains accurate attendance for programs and tournaments, works the gates for tournaments, and responsible for running scoreboards during tournaments. Supports operations by greeting visitors and providing information. Assists with special events within the section and department. Reports all accidents and ensures that victims receive proper care. Maintains effective working relationships with the public and other staff members. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

Completion of high school and two years experience in recreational activities or sports programming, preferably in a leadership role; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent work history and attendance record. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $10.00/hr – Up to 30 hrs / week. Performs responsible skilled labor, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of park facilities. Assists with park maintenance; maintaining park public areas and fields; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Parks Maintenance Manager, Parks Maintenance Assistant Manager, Parks Technician 3 or Parks Technician 2, depending on assignment. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation maintenance activities. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be able to operate specialized motorized grounds maintenance equipment and as well as various size vehicles in support of activities. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires completion of high school and two years’ experience in sports field maintenance or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


SITE MONITOR (LANDFILL-WELLFORD)
The minimum starting salary is $10.19/hr - Under regular supervision, performs responsible semiskilled work involving a variety of assignments at County landfill. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Landfill Supervisor.

Checks vehicles entering landfill; verifies origin of trash; ensures no hazardous materials are present; directs traffic to appropriate disposal site. Knowledgeable in the methods, policies and procedures of the department pertaining to specific duties of the Landfill Site Operator. Understands the rules of proper disposal operations. Has the ability to effectively communicate with individuals and groups from a wide variety of educational and cultural backgrounds. Has the ability to utilize common sense understanding and independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations. Has the ability to work in various weather conditions including smoke, dust, heat, cold, wetness, etc. Able to take the initiative to complete the duties of the position without the need of direct supervision. Able to assist truck drivers, and guide vehicles into dumping positions and to maintain the disposal facility in a clean manner.

High School graduate with the ability to deal and meet with the public in a proper manner.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


RECREATION ASSISTANT (REC CENTERS/COUNTY)
Salary range- Minimum wage - $11.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. Work is performed under the supervision of the Recreation Program Supervisor, Recreation Coordinator or Recreation Programs Manager. Work hours will be varied and may include weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Requirements of Job:
•Must have good technical and organizational skills.
•Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instruction.
•Must be able to maintain accurate and legible records.
•Must be able to perform the physical aspects of the job, including working in extreme weather conditions. Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly. Must be able to swim.
•Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees.
•Must be customer-friendly, supporting program by greeting visitors and providing information. Must to be able to lead and direct customer groups in recreational activities, dealing courteously and firmly with the public; demonstrating good judgment, tact and courtesy.
•Must demonstrate concern for safety and compliance with program regulations to insure customer' compliance with all rules, regulations, and safety practices; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care.
•Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Minimum Training and Experience:
•Requires knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles.
•For recreation programs involving children aged 5-12, requires completion of high school and one year of experience in recreational activities for children, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Requires an excellent work history and attendance record as well as possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record.
•Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment screening processes, including passage of a drug screen.
•Must be proficient in or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications, as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


OFFICE OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR (ASSESSOR)
Starting salary $38,850 -$45,793 DOQ. Under general supervision performs difficult technical and complex administrative work supervising and coordinating the office assistance staff in the Office of the County Assessor with the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously. Ensures office operations follow the required state statues, South Carolina Department of Revenue rules and regulations, South Carolina Code of Laws and County Ordinances. Supervision is exercised over subordinate office staff. Position reports to the County Assessor.

Thorough knowledge of state and local laws related to property taxation; thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices; thorough knowledge of generally accepted budgeting principles and practices; thorough knowledge of standard office methods and procedures, business English, spelling, grammar, and arithmetic; general knowledge of project management principles and practices; ability to make decisions relating to assigned operations in conformance with applicable laws and policies; ability to operate standard office and data entry equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other departments and the general public.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration or related field. Must have good typing and computer skills. Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.




Updated: 2/24/2015 11:43:41 AM EOE